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August 6, 2016
Dumping Cherries

Dumping Cherries – What Happens When the Harvest is Too Big?

The above photo has been shared more than 60,000 times. And on so many levels it is heartbreaking. Santucci Farms in Traverse City, Michigan is dumping […]
August 3, 2016
Fresh from the Oven Cherry Pie

Cherry Cherry Cherry Pie & How to Trick Out Store Crust

Nothing says summer like a fruit pie, especially cherry pie, warm with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream.  But for me there is one not […]
July 27, 2016
Firecracker Cole Slaw with a side of Burger

Firecracker Cole Slaw – a Side with More than a Little Sass

Okay, Okay, Okay!! I heard you already.  I have been getting a lot of requests for the Firecracker Cole Slaw that got a fleeting mention at […]
July 23, 2016
Roasted Garlic Scape

Farm Fresh Garlic Scapes – Behind the Scenes @ Maple Achers

So here’s the full disclosure on Garlic Scapes – you are either going to have to run right now or bookmark this page for next year.  […]
July 15, 2016
rice, grilled veggie, salad

Summer Grilling: South of the Border Texmati Rice & Grilled Veggie Salad Bowl

Sponsored by RiceSelect It was a perfect confluence of events.  I was invited to a dedication at a local yacht club, complete with naval officers and […]
July 1, 2016
Lamb Slider with Smoked Tomato Mint Jam

Feeling Pot Lucky: Build Your Own Burger

I have seriously gone down the Pot Lucky rabbit hole, or as I have recently taken to calling it – the Curated Pot Luck.  It was […]